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Trinity College Dublin, Dining Club London

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Trinity Term Dinner

Thursday 23rd May 2019

Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, London W1K 4ER

7.00 for 7.30pm     Lounge suit              £70

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and please note change of Speaker

Speaker: Hugo MacNeill

Hugo graduated in 1981 from Trinity with a BA in Economics and a Diploma in Anglo Irish Literature. He had been elected a Scholar, a Pink and a Knight of the Campanile.

He supported the Trinity Anti-Apartheid Society and declined to tour South Africa with the Irish Rugby team in 1981 as South Africa was still under the Apartheid regime. He captained Trinity and was selected to play for Ireland on 37 occasions over eight seasons winning two championships and sharing one. He toured with the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand in 1983. He also played for the victorious Collingwood cup soccer side in 1979 scoring both goals in the final.

After Trinity, and Oxford, he has had distinguished career in in banking, initially with Boston Consulting Group and latterly with Goldman Sachs.

He has a long involvement in Peace and Reconciliation across the island of Ireland and in British and Irish relationships. He is the Chairman of the British Irish Association, former Chairman of the Ireland Funds and board member of the Ireland Fund of Great Britain and Cooperation Ireland. He Chaired the Working Group which recommended Irelandís bid to host the Rugby World Cup of 2023.

He has maintained his connection with Trinity through his work with the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities. He was recently appointed an Ambassador for the Centre and has been instrumental in developing the network of businesses who both help finance the centre and also provide the crucial internships and permanent roles which enable our fellow graduates realise their full potential.


Andy Rogers
Club Chairman

Welcome to the Trinity Dining Club London website. You will find much about this enterprising social club, which is for any TCD graduates worldwide.

Its aims are to enable members to meet informally and socially several times a year and in Irish fashion to enjoy pleasant dinners together.

Dinner is followed by a short address by a speaker of distinction, with constructive discussion to follow.

Other aims include keeping members up to date with TCD affairs and encouraging members to be involved with and to make a contribution to Ireland. This includes educational, cultural, economic and political matters.

If you are a graduate of TCD and would like to apply to become a member of the Dining Club, please click here for an application form.

For more information, please contact the club through the Chairman or Hon. Secretary.

Past Guest Speakers



TCD London Dining Club Bicentenary Dinner    18th June 2010

TCD London Dining Club Bicentenary Dinner   UK     21st October 2010


Mary Robinson
Club President

Club Vice Presidents
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